I've enjoyed using Quora for a while now, but here's an interesting take by Larry Sanger (co-founder of Wikipedia) on Quoras business model and consequences for free speech and privacy. larrysanger.org/2019/02/why-i-

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@thinkMoult I'm looking for resources to explain the reasons for choosing open data formats like those from buildingSMART. I'm giving a presentation to a technical college in a few weeks. Do you know of any obvious resources for simple diagrams and explanations? Disclosure: I haven't looked yet - not sure where to start. I'm pretty up to speed on IFC/COBie/BCF/DXF but have never given a presentation about it before.

Design Futures Council in have just held a small conference on open source architecture.

It is clear that people in AEC are frustrated with interoperability, proprietary monopolies, closed data, and unnecessary rework.

Push . Push . Push . Push . Push . Push . Push . Push . Push .

We can change this.

I thought it was a bit amusing that I've got these two books on my reading list at the moment

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